[nycphp-jobs] [JOB] Lead Web Developer, NYC | 80-100k

Beau Gould (OSS) beau at
Fri Apr 17 13:37:30 EDT 2009

My New York City client, the developer of the world's first marketplace
for privately held businesses, seeks a "cornerstone engineer" to join
their team and build the next generation of our web-based product
offerings. Above all, they are seeking a rock star developer who
believes in our business model, wants a huge technical leadership role
in a startup, and is inspired by the technical challenges and commercial
opportunities our business model presents. This role requires the
engineer to effectively and frequently engage directly at both the
business and technical level. The engineer will also be instrumental in
making strategic decisions regarding our technology stack, programming
languages used, etc. 

They are looking for developers who have: 

* Strong communications skills who can fully understand our customer's
commercial pain points and can create technology to help solve those
problems directly 
* A background working in startup environments and thrive in them 
* A demonstrable interest in the problems we are trying to solve which
pertain to: 
* Web-based marketplaces 
* Gaming-resistant systems that accurately reflects quality 
* Sophisticated Matching and Recommendation Engines for
business-to-business (as opposed to "consumer") use cases 

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

* Commitment to agile-based development methodology; demonstrated
ability to work in a highly entrepreneurial environment with colleagues
with modest technical backgrounds 
* A minimum of 4 years of commercial software development experience  
* Proficient with complete web application development stack, both front
and back-end 
* Experience programming in PHP, Python, Ruby (or RoR); HTML / CSS / a
* Experience with web services APIs for and Amazon Web
* BS/CS, IS or equivalent from top tier university; M.S. preferred 
* Passion for technology and providing valuable, usable products to
customers via the SaaS model 
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Bonus Points for: 

. experience setting up and administering LAMP servers 
. experience with implementation, administration and

To be considered, please submit your resume and salary requirements to
beau at 

Thank you, 

Beau J. Gould 
Open Source Staffing 
beau at 

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